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Veterans Day event at the Natatorium observes 100th anniversary of the end of World War I

Veterans Day event at the Natatorium observes 100th anniversary of the end of World War I

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

This Veterans Day is special. On that day, the entire world begins two years of commemorations leading up to Nov. 11, 2018, the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the horrors of World War I.

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Exchange extended holiday return policy offers convenience for military shoppers

Exchange extended holiday return policy offers convenience for military shoppers

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

To make this holiday season less stressful for military shoppers, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is extending its return policy for items purchased between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24.

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What to look for in a new retiree dental plan

What to look for in a new retiree dental plan

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, new retiree dental coverage will be available through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).

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U.S. Army Audit Agency settles into Aloha Center, Fort Shafter

U.S. Army Audit Agency settles into Aloha Center, Fort Shafter

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Audit Agency has moved into its new facility at the Aloha Center, here. The agency serves the Army’s needs by helping senior leaders assess and mitigate risk. It provides leaders with solutions through independent internal auditing services, according to the USAAA mission statement.

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Defense Department announces cost of living increase to retired pay

Defense Department announces cost of living increase to retired pay

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Department of Defense has announced annual cost of living adjustments that will benefit military retirees and survivors during calendar year 2019. 

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Pacific Regional Trials (Wounded Warrior Games) at Schofield Barracks Nov. 6-16

Pacific Regional Trials (Wounded Warrior Games) at Schofield Barracks Nov. 6-16

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center’s “Warrior Transition Battalion,” known as WTB-Hawaii, will host Pacific Regional Trials/Games 2018, a wounded warrior sports competition, Nov. 6-16, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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JVEF celebrates 17th year of education partnerships w/Hawaii’s military community

JVEF celebrates 17th year of education partnerships w/Hawaii’s military community

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

​The Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF), a cooperative partnership between Hawaii’s military community, the Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) and other community organizations, highlighted success stories of Hawaii’s military students and their families at its 17th Annual Meeting today at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. 

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Philanthropy, sorority could become casualties of frat misconduct

Philanthropy, sorority could become casualties of frat misconduct

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

I was about to hit delete when the words “Greek life,” “hazing” and “criminal charges” caught my eye. It was another email blast from from an administrative muckety-muck at our daughter Anna’s university, but this one didn’t look like the usual update about tuition increases.

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Here are the facts about the flu

Here are the facts about the flu

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are rapidly approaching the holiday season, and carving pumpkins turns into carving turkeys and decking the halls, we all need to be reminded and aware of the uninvited guest: Influenza.

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VAPIHCS hospital star rating shows modest improvements

VAPIHCS hospital star rating shows modest improvements

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 3, 2018, VA released its end of fiscal year 2018 (FY2018) hospital Star ratings, which evaluate and benchmark quality of care delivery at VA medical centers (VAMCs) across the nation.

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